The largest volcano on Earth lurks beneath Pacific Ocean

The largest volcano on Earth lurks beneath Pacific Ocean

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Thursday, September 5, 2013
A 3-D map of Tamu Massif, the world's biggest volcano

The world's largest volcano, called the Tamu Massif, lurks beneath the Pacific Ocean, researchers announced Thursday. UI geochemist David Peate was not involved in the discovery, but says he looks forward to new models of how oceanic plateaus form.

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